REPOST: Improving university teaching, learning theory, and curriculum design

This post relates to my study of CCK11. I found an article I wrote two years ago regarding improving university teaching, learning theories and instructional (curriculum) design while studying instructional design through UManitoba.  I thought it was relevant to my current study of CCK11, and so am reposting so that it would be included in... Continue Reading →

Socialisation as information objects – the totem pole

As part of my studies in Instructional Design with the University of Manitoba, I have been asked to reflect on George Siemen's blog article entitled Socialization as information objects and comment on the views of the model discussed.  This is part 2 of my reflections. After reading George's articles, I can see how his learner-centred... Continue Reading →

Definition: Behaviourism

As part of my Certificate in Emerging Technologies for Learning, I am studying 4 popular learning theories. The first theory I am discovering is behaviourism. I have read an article by Melissa Standridge hosted on the Department of Eduational Psychology and Instructional Technology wiki, from the University of Georgia.  The article begins with a definition... Continue Reading →

Draft Introduction to Learning Plan for Web 2.0

I am developing an online course in conjunction with the PLE@CQUni project.  Following is an initial draft introduction for my learning design blueprint as part of my study of Instructional Design in Adult Education course. My main concern with my plan is cognitive load, especially when learners have limited time.  I am thinking an approach... Continue Reading →

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